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Job 37:22

Context
NETBible

From the north he comes in golden splendor; 1  around God is awesome majesty.

XREF

1Ch 29:11; Job 40:10; Ps 29:4; Ps 66:5; Ps 68:7,8; Ps 76:12; Ps 93:1; Ps 104:1; Ps 145:5; Pr 25:23; Isa 2:10,19; Mic 5:4; Na 1:3; Hab 3:3-19; Heb 1:3; Heb 12:29; Jude 1:25

NET © Notes

tn The MT has “out of the north comes gold.” Left in that sense the line seems irrelevant. The translation “golden splendor” (with RV, RSV, NRSV, NIV) depends upon the context of theophany. Others suggest “golden rays” (Dhorme), the aurora borealis (Graetz, Gray), or some mythological allusion (Pope), such as Baal’s palace. Golden rays or splendor is what is intended, although the reference is not to a natural phenomenon – it is something that would suggest the glory of God.



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